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North Weald airfield becomes sea of pink as 1,600 women race against cancer

Archived, 5 days ago From brentwoodgazette.co.uk 

Chelmsford, U K - North Weald Airfield became a sea of pink for the annual Cancer Research UK Race for Life, as women united with one aim in mind – to conquer cancer.

The Race for Life, in partnership with Tesco, is a women-only series of 5k, 10k, muddy ...

Russell Wilson easily thumps comedian Joel McHale in Alaska Airlines charity airplane pull

Archived, 5 days ago From bizjournals.com 

Charlotte, NORTH CAROLINA - Russell Wilson may still be going back and forth with the Seattle Seahawks over contract negotiations, but the quarterback, who is also Alaska Airlines’ Chief Football Officer, had no problem winning another tug of war Tuesday when he led his team to ...

Polio vaccines reach children in Yemen

Archived, 5 days ago From vaccinenewsdaily.com 

Chicago, ILLINOIS - The World Health Organization (WHO) recently was successful in delivering polio vaccines and other health supplies to children who live in Yemen during a humanitarian pause in the region's conflict.

The pause in humanitarian work allow ...

QRC launches anti-blindness campaign in Dhaka schools

Archived, 5 days ago From thepeninsulaqatar.com 

Doha, Qatar - Qatar Red Crescent (QRC) has started implementation of its School Health Department’s campaign for the treatment of eye diseases among school students in the Bangladeshi capital city of Dhaka.

The project worth $174,428 (QR634,831) in ...

Special bicycle built for Winnipeg teen

Archived, 6 days ago From globalnews.ca 

Toronto, CANADA - Riding a bike is usually one of the earliest lessons a child learns. Not being able to accomplish that feat is potentially crushing, but Allison Hay got past that challenge and now has wheels of her own.

When Hay was born with hearing ...

Emirates Red Crescent given huge boost by Dubai Health Authority

Archived, 6 days ago From thenational.ae 

Abu Dhabi, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - The Dubai Health Authority has donated 25 cartons of medicine worth Dh1.25 million to the Emirates Red Crescent.

The medications include those used by diabetics as well as antibiotics and other essentials.

Humaid Al Qata ...

Health department and UNICEF organizes diarrhea control fortnight in Budge Budge

Archived, 6 days ago From newkerala.com 

New Delhi, INDIA - The West Bengal health department, along with the UNICEF, launched an Intensified Diarrhea Control Fortnight (IDCF) at Budge Budge area in South 24-Parganas district on Monday.

The event will be observed till Aug 8.

One ...

Rotary fighting to end polio

Archived, 6 days ago From selmatimesjournal.com 

Selma, ALABAMA - The Rotary Club of Selma and Rotary International celebrated an important anniversary July 24.

The date marked one year of no new cases of polio in Nigeria, a disease the organization has been fighting to eradicate for years.

Vaccination campaign targets a ‘Polio-free’ Nigeria after decade of political, terrorism conflicts

Archived, 6 days ago From ibtimes.com.au 

New York, NEW YORK - The World Health Organisation, or WHO, will possibly remove Nigeria from the list of polio endemic countries after more than a decade of struggle with the disease. The Nigerian government and health officials marked July 24 as the first year of not r ...

Flog It star Charles Hanson heads to Keyworth for charity valuation day

Archived, 6 days ago From nottinghampost.com 

Nottingham, U K - A watch owned by a survivor of the Titanic and a bronze figurine worth more than £2,000 were among some of the treasures discovered at a Keyworth charity valuation day.

The event, held at the village hall, was attended by antique exper ...

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